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November Events in Philly

Philadelphia Skyline and Schuylkill river

From sporting events, to live theatre and huge musical acts, there is something for everyone to enjoy this month in Philly!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The men’s basketball teams from Temple University and Drexel University go head to head at Temple’s home opener on Tuesday, November 5. The game starts at 8 PM at The Liacouras Center.

Winter in Dilworth Park – November 8, 2019 – February 2020

The Rothman Orthopedics Ice Skating Rink, the Rothman Orthopedics Cabin, the Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market and the Wintergarden return for Winter in Dilworth Park set up shop in front of City Hall for some winter fun!

Philadelphia MarathonNovember 22-24, 2019

One of the country’s premier and most scenic running events goes through historic downtown, past the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Boathouse Row. Other events this weekend include: an 8K race, half-marathon, a Kids Fun Run and the Health & Fitness Expo.

Thanksgiving Day Parade – Thursday, November 28, 2019 –  8:30 a.m.-noon

On its 100th birthday, America’s first Thanksgiving Day parade, sponsored by 6abc and Dunkin’ Donuts, wows crowds with Disney characters, fancy floats, giant balloons, marching bands and other festive entertainment along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

BlueCross RiverRink WinterfestOpens Nov 2019

Penn’s Landing’s winter wonderland opens at the end of November. Complete with an ice skating rink, lodge, arcade and confectionery cabin!

Musicals  

number of exciting shows are coming to Philadelphia as part of the ongoing Broadway Philadelphia Presents series. Featured shows include Come From Away (October 22 – November 3, 2019) as well as while the super-popular Hamilton production (August 27 – November 17, 2019). Mean Girls: The Musical kicks off a run at the Academy of Music from November 19 – December 1, 2019.

Concerts

Throughout November, major musicians will take the stage at venues across Philadelphia. Fleetwood Mac makes a stop at the Wells Fargo Center (November 3, 2019). Steely Dan performs AjaGaucho and its greatest hits, respectively, at The Met Philly (November 6, 8 & 9, 2019). Plus, Elton John brings his retirement tour, entitled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, to the Wells Fargo Center (November 8-9, 2019).